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Mumbai Angels, Others Back Online Event Booking Platform BookEventz

Mumbai Angels, Others Back Online Event Booking Platform BookEventz

Online event booking platform BookEventz has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in an angel round led by Mumbai Angels with Girish Mathrubootham (The Chennai Angels) and Anbu Pandian (PanZeea Solutions) and other investors of LetsVenture.

Shanti Mohan, founder of LetsVenture said, “BookEventz is creating a marketplace to make event bookings easy, quick, and efficient by providing comprehensive, end-to-end event planning solutions. The company is seeing tremendous growth and the founders’ vision is to make BookEventz India’s largest event booking platform.”

BookEventz was founded in 2012 by Shriti Chhajed and Harsh Baid. It aims to be a one­-stop portal, to cater to all event-­related services. Formerly known as Urbanrestro, BookEventz claims to have served more than 73,000 event enquiries, booked over 5,000 events with GMV of over INR 50 Cr.

“Co-founders Shriti and Harsh have shown that they can stay the course and have executed on the plan they first shared with us and have met revenue/GMV milestones. They continue to leverage technology and innovative ways to strengthen their positioning as a technology partner for venues. I am happy to continue on their board and support their growth. This is a real business that solves a pain point and uses technology to automate processes.” said investor Ishan Singh, Partner – Vidyut Furnaces.

It is presently active in 11 cities -­ Mumbai (headquarters), Delhi-NCR, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Bengaluru, Kolkata, and Goa.

Other startups in this segment include Eventifier, MeraEvents, Explara, etc.

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Aparna Mishra

Inc42 Staff

After a 2-year-stint at Ernst & Young, Aparna moved to Journalism. Her prior experience enables her to understand business management. An avid reader and a traveller she hopes to gain insights on the startup ecosystem at Inc42.

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